Curators and scholars continue to puzzle over an 11-inch-high burial figure that appears to be seated in a side-saddle position with a cloth draped across his face. According to the Wall Street Journal: Made in China during the latter part of the eighth century, this unusual Tang dynasty burial figure today sits on a shelf in the Museo di Arte Orientale (MAO) of Turin, Italy, exuding as much mystery as he does energy.
(This guest post originally appeared at the author's blog) Another Presidential junket to Asia and another one of the usual lectures from China, decrying our “profligate ways”. Today’s Wall Street Journal reports:, “China’s top bank... Read Post
Hong Kong shares inched down as investors turned cautious and consolidated positions after gains spurred by China's surprise lending-rate cut. ||| Hong Kong shares inched down on Tuesday as investors turned cautious and consolidated... Read Post